The GCRTA has applications available for its Grant-in-Aid annual financial assistance program for deserving college students.

Applicants must be enrolled in the college of education and be student teaching in the current academic year. In addition, interested students must have resided in Geauga county or be a graduate of a Geauga county high school.

Completed applications for the financial assistance must be postmarked by July 1st.
Winners will be announced in July and the presentation of the award will take place at the GCRTA annual picnic in August.


Application form 
Please print it out, add your information, and mail it by July 1st to :

Marlene Napalo
11850 Fowlers Mill Rd.
Chardon OH 44024

                                                          2020 - program suspended for 1 year

2019 Award Recipients  

Julia Lombardo - attending Mount Union University and majoring in Early Childhood Education with a 4th-5th grade endorsement

Abigail Roessler -  attending Cedarville University and majoring in Middle Education with concentrations in math and science

Matthew Utz - attending Kent State University and majoring in Middle Childhood Education


2018 Award Recipients

Marissa Burwell, Grant-in-Aid recipient attending Cleveland State University and majoring in
     Special Education

Lilly Makee, Grant-in-Aid recipient attending John Carroll University and majoring in Early
     Childhood Education

Michelle Meleski, Grant-in-Aide recipient attending Lake Erie College and majoring in Early
     Childhood Education

Rachel Sauder, Grant-in-Aid recipient attending Ohio Northern University and majoring in
     Secondary Education - Biology

Updated: 1/31/2019